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Haiti and the demands of disaster-zone architecture

Last month's earthquake in Haiti left two million people homeless. As the colossal reconstruction effort begins, Steve Rose of the Guardian talks about the architects who are transforming disaster zones around the world.

“As an example of what could be done in Haiti [Robin Cross Director of Article 25 points to their work in Northern Pakistan.]  After the 2005 earthquake destroyed the homes of some 3.5 million people the charity in partnership with Muslim Aid, has been building seismic-resistant homes there for those not able to do so themselves.”

Steve Rose, Guardian, Sunday 14th February 2010

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